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This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« on: July 07, 2009, 02:55:16 PM »
ANTONOV 225



Specifications (An-225)


General characteristics

    * Crew: 6
    * Payload: 250,000 kg (550,000 lb)
    * Door dimensions: 440 x 640 cm (14.4 x 21 ft)
    * Length: 84 m (275.6 ft)
    * Wingspan: 88.4 m (290 ft 2 in)
    * Height: 18.1 m (59.3 ft)
    * Wing area: 905 m2 (9,743.7 ft2)
    * Cargo Volume: 1,300 m3 (46,000 cu ft))
    * Empty weight: 175,000 kg (385,800 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 600,000 kg (1,323,000 lb)
    * Powerplant: 6× ZMKB Progress D-18 turbofans, 229.5 kN (51,600 lbf) each
    * Takeoff run: 3,500 m (11,000 ft) with maximum payload



Performance

    * Maximum speed: 850 km/h (460 knots, 530 mph)
    * Cruise speed: 800 km/h (430 knots, 500 mph)
    * Range:
          o With maximum fuel: 15,400 km (9,570 mi)
          o With maximum payload: 4,000 km (2,500 mi))
    * Service ceiling: 11,000 m (36,100 ft)
    * Wing loading: 662.9 kg/m² (135.5 lb/ft²)
    * Thrust/weight: 0.234



















To the present day, only one was ever built in 1988, however a second one is in production.


The diagram below shows the Antonov in green and the awesome Spruce Goose in gold
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2009, 03:53:58 PM »
WOW! Thanks for the great pictures, AVIATOR. Very impressive. I love how it can "squat" for ease of loading the nose. I didn't realize there was only one built.
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2009, 05:20:44 PM »
It says theres another one in production, when will it be out?
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2009, 05:53:17 PM »
I know "it" says so, but I am wondering where "it" is based on and get this information from? I don't think it is correct, I am also wondering where it is being built then.

There were however plans to restart An-124 production at the Ulyanovsk-based Aviastar-SP plant in a collaborative effort with Antonov, with work to start in 2006-2007. By 2007, Volga-Dnepr Group and Motor Sich had established the company that would handle the project: Cargo Aircraft Managing Company. I haven't heard any news since then?
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2009, 10:19:28 PM »
I know "it" says so, but I am wondering where "it" is based on and get this information from? I don't think it is correct, I am also wondering where it is being built then.

There were however plans to restart An-124 production at the Ulyanovsk-based Aviastar-SP plant in a collaborative effort with Antonov, with work to start in 2006-2007. By 2007, Volga-Dnepr Group and Motor Sich had established the company that would handle the project: Cargo Aircraft Managing Company. I haven't heard any news since then?

Isn´t Volga-Dnepr replacing the 124 by 747´s?
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2009, 12:19:58 AM »
This was the one that was designed to carry the Buran space shuttle thing the Sovs built right?

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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2009, 12:38:57 AM »
But, great post Aviator.Well done. This is the standard I expect here on Milavia.
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2009, 12:42:14 AM »
But, great post Aviator.Well done. This is the standard I expect here on Milavia.

I think when anyone belongs to a forum they have to do their best for it. It is the duty of all members to do that. I didn't get the DFC for nothing after all.
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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2009, 11:12:22 PM »
So, you could take industrial tin snips, cut up a 747-400, and stuff it into the Mriya, and it could carry it!

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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2009, 12:48:34 AM »
So, you could take industrial tin snips, cut up a 747-400, and stuff it into the Mriya, and it could carry it!

Would a A380 fit??

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Re: This thread is dedicated to the Antonov 225.
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2009, 02:07:33 AM »
OK, I've made the comparison diagram bigger to give a clearer picture.




 



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